First and Last Name/s of Presenters

Anastasia ApotsosFollow
Sarah HazeFollow
Erica AlloccaFollow

Mentor/s

Avinash Mishra, PhD, CCC-SLP

Participation Type

Poster

Abstract

The purpose of the present investigation was to: 1) Develop a gesture classification system to be used with children diagnosed with ASD. 2) Apply the gesture classification system to a cohort of children with ASD in order to characterize gestural communication.

College and Major available

Psychology, Speech Language Pathology

Course Name and Number, Professor Name

Devlopment of Language, CMD 330, Avinash Mishra

Location

Digital Commons

Start Day/Time

4-24-2020 2:00 PM

End Day/Time

4-24-2020 4:00 PM

Students' Information

Winner, Most Scholarly Impact or Potential 2020 award.

Anastasia Apotsos is an undergraduate student who is majoring in Psychology and minoring in Speech Language Pathology. Anastasia participated in this research study because she wanted to dive deeper into learning and understanding more about her passion of working with children with autism.

Sarah Haze is an undergraduate Psychology major with a minor in Speech-Language Pathology and will be graduating this year (2020). She will be continuing her education at Sacred Heart in the Master's of SLP program to pursue a career as a Speech-Language Pathologist.

Erica Allocca, Psychology Major, Class of 2021.

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Apr 24th, 2:00 PM Apr 24th, 4:00 PM

Gestural Communication in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

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The purpose of the present investigation was to: 1) Develop a gesture classification system to be used with children diagnosed with ASD. 2) Apply the gesture classification system to a cohort of children with ASD in order to characterize gestural communication.

 

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